Wednesday, September 18, 2013

AIDS is Associated with Lymphomas

AIDS is associated with which of the following?
A. Hepatocellular carcinoma
B. Aggressive malignant lymphomas
C. Malignant melanoma
D. Esophageal adenocarcinoma
E. Basal cell carcinoma

Lymphoma

Answer: Aggressive malignant lymphomas are predominantly associated with HIV infected and AIDS patients. Studies have shown that about 4% of the patients with AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome) suffer from non-Hodgkin lymphoma at the time of diagnosis. Among AIDS-related lymphomas, systemic non-Hodgkin lymphoma is most common.
Keywords: Hepatocellular carcinoma, Aggressive malignant lymphomas, Malignant melanoma, Esophageal adenocarcinoma, Basal cell carcinoma, MCQs

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